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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JANUARY. 29, 1906.
WHY NOT HAVE A DELIGHTFUL CALIFORNIA CLIMATE
ALL THIS WINTER IN YOUR HOME? THE EXPENSE OF
PUTTING IN ONE OF "OUR OWN" HOT WATER HEATING
PLANTS IS NO MORE THAN THE COST OF ONE TRIP,
AND THEN YOU CAN HAVE THIS DELIGHTFUL, EVEN
TEMPERATURE AND HEALTHFUL ATMOSPHERE EVERY
WINTER IN THE FUTURE WITHOUT EXTRA COST.
COLD WEATHER HAS NOT COME YET. YOU CAN
STILL HAVE THE APPARATUS PUT IN IN PLENTY OF
TIME AND ENJOY ITS USE BEFORE SPRING COMES.
WE HAVE EVERYTHING ON HAND TO DO THE WORK.
NO WAITING, PROMPT SERVICE, SATISFACTORY WORK.
TELEPHONE OR CALL ON US AND GET OUR ESTI
MATEIT COSTS YOU NOTHING.
Allen, Mvers & Company
IS ADDED SORROW
Third Child of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Bishop Passes
TWO HAD DIED IN ONE WEEK
Mrs. O. F. Anderson Dies at Hospital
Funeral Tomorrow Afternoon
Leaves Three Children.
New Wall Papers
THEY ARE HERE.
TO STIMULATE WINTER BUSI
Qyp NESS WE WILL ALLOW A 20
PER CENT DISCOUNT ON
Q I ALL THE NEW PAPERS FOR
r THE NEXT 30 DAYS. THIS IS
THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO
January D0 FINE WORK AND IT COSTS
u YOU 20 PER CENT LESS.
UTTcr. THE NEW DECORATIONS ARE
The third death in less than a month
in the family of William Bishop, 52G
Twentieth street, occurred yesterday,
.vhen William Bishop, Jr.. aged 4, died
at 10 o'clock of black diphtheria. Two
jfher children died within a week dur
ng the month. The funeral was held
esterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the
services being conducted by Dean J. J.
Quinn. pastor of St. Joseph's church.
Burial took place at Chippianjiock cem
etery. Andrmnn FunrniL
t unerai services over the remains
of Mrs. O. F. Anderson, whose death
occurred Saturday afternoon at 3:"0
at St. Anthony's hospital, will be held
tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from
J the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
( P. M. Oberg, 21G Eighth street. Burial
will take place at Chippiannock ceme
( tery. Mrs. Anderson, who resided at
424 Forty-fourth street, had been sick
( for about two weeks, a complication of
j diseases causing her death.
sne was zi years or age, and had
been a resident of this city from child
hood. She was born in Sweden, com
ing here when a little over a year old.
She leaves to mourn her death her
husband, three small children, Huber,
Richard and Francis, Her parents, Mr.
j and Mrs. P. M. Oberg, and three sis-1
James R. Mcintosh, formerly resid
ing at 1501 Seventh avenue, died yes-
J terday In Peoria after an illness of sev
eral weeks. The remains will be
brought to Moline for burial, the fu
neral being tomorrow afternoon. Mr.
Mcintosh was employed at the elevator
works in Moline, but removed with his
Rev. J. B. Rutter, Pastor of Spencer
Memorial Church Elected President.
The Rock Island Ministerial associa
tion met in the Y. M. C. A. chapel this
morning and elected officers for the
ensuing year. Rev. J. B. Rutter, pas
tor of Spencer Memorial church was
elected president, and Rev. Marion
Humphreys of Central Presbyterian
church, secretary. Dr. W. S. Marquis,
chairman of the committee that Inter
viewed Dr. Biederwolf at Elgin, where
he has beea conducting revival meet
ings, reported favorably. Meetings
will begin in Rock Island April 15,
and will continue until the first of May.
Dr. Bicikrwolf will bo preceded by
three evangelists. Messrs, Toy, Wheel
er and Eliot. The city will be divided
iato three sections, and the evangelists
will conduct meetings simultaneously
in these three sections. On the first of
May Dr. Biederwolf will take charge
and a general meeting will be held at
some central place not yet decided up
on, although the committee in charge
Is negotiating for the skating rink for
this purpose. Before adjourning the
association, endorsed "Historic Rock
"HESPEB," NEW STORY
FOR THE ARGUS READERS
Adorns WeJl Peeper Co.,
310-312-314 TWENTIETH STREET..
Publication of Fascinating -Tale of the
Rockies to Be Begun at Early
The Argus will shortly begin the pub
lication in serial form of "Hesper,"
a story of the Rockies from the pen of
Hamlin Garland. Hamlin Garland has
earned a reputation for realism which
few authors enjoy. He knows thorough
ly the phases of American life depicted
in his stories and gives his readers pic
tures of the great west as reliable as
they are vivid. "Hesper" is the story
of a New York society woman who
went to Colorado - with her invalid
brother. Most of the action takes
sister. Mrs. Kirkhove, to Peoria last P'ace n a minms camp wnere a strike
fall. Besides the sister with whom he j reaches such proportions as to require
resided, he has a brother. Gordon, in I tne intervention of United States
Chicago, and a sister. Mrs. James Mur- .lroPs- "esper meeis tne nero,
ray, in Moline. He was a native of
UNDER NEW RULES
Republican City Committee Op
erates Under Primary
Contests Are Warming Up In All of the
Wards of the City Fight in
gEMI-ANNUALLY WE PLACE BEFORE THE PUB
LIC ALMOST OUR ENTIRE STOCK AT PRICES
SO LOW THAT WE ARE BUSY FROM MORNING UN
TIL NIGHT. IN MANY CASES THE PEOPLE WAIT
FOR THIS SALE TO STOCK UP FOR THE ENTIRE
YEAR, AND WE CAN'T BLAME THEM MUCH, AS OUR
WHOLE STOCK IS SLAUGHTERED. OUR REASONS
FOR THIS SACRIFICE ARE BUSINES REASONS AND
NOT PHILANTHROPIC. DURING THE SEASON'S
BUSINESS OUR LINES BECOME DEPLETED AND IN
MANY CASES IN THE SUIT AND OVERCOAT DE
PARTMENTS THERE ARE ONLY ONE OR TWO OF
A PATTERN LEFT. ASTHE STYLE CHANGES SOME
WHAT FROM SEASON TO SEASON, WE LOOK UPON
SMALL LOTS IN ABOUT THE SAME LIGHT THAT
THE DRY GOODS MERCHANT LOOKS UPON THE RE
MAINING ONE OR TWO YARDS OF DRESS GOODS AS
REMNANTS, AND CONSIDER THE MONEY WORTH
MORE TO US THAN THE MERCHANDISE, AND ARE
WILLING TO TRADE IN MANY CASES TWO DOL
LARS IN MERCHANDISE FOR ONE DOLLAR IN
MONEY. THIS YEAR THE OPPORTUNITY IS GREAT
ER THAN EVER FOR YOU. IN THE FACE OF AN AD
VANCING MARKET AND VERY SLIGHT CHANGES IN
STYLE WE OFFER OUR ENTIRE STOCK AT PRICES
NEVER BEFORE DREAMED OF AND AT A TIME
WHEN MOST NEEDED. READ AND CONSIDER.
THERE ARE DOLLARS TO BE SAVED IN EVERY DE
PARTMENT OF OUR STORE.
Scotland, but was brought to Daven
port by his parents when he was an In
fant. He had lived in this locality
Marcus Frederick, son of Mrs. Emily
Lorden. died Saturday at Bethany
Home, after a two days' illness with a
complication of diseases. He wasboin
Sept. 28. 190.1 in Galesburg. Eight
months ago the boy's father died in
this city, and Mrs.-Lorden went to Mo
line and made her home with her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Lars Larson. 2C17
Fifth avenue. The boy is survived by
his mother' and one brother, Bert
S'liroIr. The funeral of Henry Schroder was
held this morning at 9 o'clock, services
at the home, 1327 Second avenue, be
inir followed bv services at St Marv's
0 church, conducted by the pastor. Rev.
0 A. Geyer. Burial took place at Chip
The funeral of Mrs. Mary Shea was
held this morning at 9 o'clock from St.
St. Joseph's church, of which she had
been a member for many years. The
services were conducted by the pastor,
Rev. .1. J. Quinn.
young man who had been expelled
from West Point, on a ranch where he
is cooking. He falls in love with her,
furnishing the only element needed to
keep the interest at fever heat. It is a
great story and one which can be sent
with confidnce into any family.
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
be Kladlv received and published. But
in either case the identity of the sender
must be made known, to insure reliabil
ity. Written notices should bear sig
nature and address.
Twentieth Wedding Anniversary.
The 20th wedding anniversary of Mr.
and Mrs. B. I. Hayes was made the oc
casion yesterday for a gathering of Aid. Christensen.
Saturday evening the republican city
committee decided to hold the primar
ies under the new law. This is the first
of the local parties to take advantage
of the interpretation and the applica
tion of the statute. The nominations
will be made by plurality vote, for al
derman and town offices, but delegates
will be elected to a city convention.
A meeting will be held Thursday even
ing for the purpose of disposing of
other matters relative to the primary
The democrats of the First ward are
discussing a strong candidate for the
aldermanic nomination, in the person
of Detlef Witt, one of the best known
and most popular citizens in the ward.
Mr. Witt is geographically located to
meet the requirements of the incoming
alderman, and should he consent to the
circulatioiii of petitions in his behalf
would find many supporters.
Aldermanic candidates! are springing
up in the various wards. In the Second
Charles Oberg, the present alderman
has his petition in circulation, and It
is reported that Thomas South will
also be a candidate for the republican
nomination. E. C. Berry is being urged
to stand for the democratic nomination.
In the Third the friends of O. H. Bir-
kel are talking of placing him in nom
ination, on the democratic ticket, C. J.
Smith already being in the field.
The republicans of the ward will
have to choose from several aspirants.
Dr. F. Potter Smith, S. R. Wright, Wii
lam Hause and Aid. John O'Connor are
all mentioned in connection with the
nomination, the latter having formally
announced his candidacy for reelection
In the Fourth Aid. J. P. Sexton as a :
democrat and former Aid. R. C. Ben-'
sou as a republican, are the only ones
in the field so far.
In connection with the democratic
nomination in the Fifth. Aid. Trefz and
W. J. Furlong are mentioned. C. A
Schenebricker may be a candidate for
the republican nomination.
Lively lt:iee In Sixth.
There are chances of a lively race
among the republicans in the Sixth
ward. Among those the rumors say
will be candidates, are ex-Aid. William
Kennedy. ex-Aid. F. G. Gall. Henry
Lange. A. J. Reiss. and Phil Weber
Frank Lawler, Frank Meenafi and F
W. Calkins have been mentioned
among the democrats. In this ward the
new alderman will succeed the late
R I ORGANIZE TO DRAGTHE ROADS
Scott County Farmers Doing What
Farmers Here Should Do.
Scott county farmers are alive to the
importance of the use of the King road
drag, and they are to hold a meeting
at the Lau school house on the Jersey
Ridge road next Saturday evening to
organize for work during the coming
year. Rock Island county farmers
should follow the illustrious example
or they will fall behind in the proces-
their friends at their home, 1303 Fourth
avenue. Twenty couples were pres
ent, and the host and hostess were
handsomely remembered with a set of
Give Social. The Low German so
ciety gave a dancing and card party at
Beselin's hall Saturday evening, which
was .well attended and very success
In the Seventh ward Aid. Anderson
will undoubtedly be a candidate for
renomination before the republicans.
Democratic City Committer.
Chairman Ueorge n right will call a
meeting of the democratic city com
mittee in the next few days to consider
YATES' ITINERARY IS OUT
Mrs. Allen Entertains. Mrs. Frank
G. Allen, of Moline, has Issued invita
tions to tri-city ladies to meet
Mrs. George Huntoon tomorrow after
Twenty-One Years of Success.
At the annua meeting of the board
of trustees of the American Surety
company of New York, the financial re
port for the fiscal year ending Dec. CI
last, was approved. The report showed
the total assets to be $0,193,137.53 and
the total capital and surplus $4,845,-
YOU KNOW US.
M. C. RICE, Prop.
0 46C.30. This is the largest company
in the world whose business is restrict
ed to the furnishing of surety bonds
It is operating in practically all the
states and ' territories and Canada,
Porto Rico, Mexico, and the Philip
pine islands. Since its organization,
21 years ago, it has paid nearly $8,-
003,000 In claims.
: SZXE -MOTHER
USED TO MKKE." -S n
Tax is Due.
Taxes for the year 1905 are now due,
0j Parties having personal taxes and no
0 real estate will make immediate pay
ment, rne law in regara xo tne collec
tion of personal taxes will be strictly
enforced. Payments made previous tc
March 31 will save cost of collection
and annoyance to the personal proper
ty tax payer. Please bring your last
ADOLPH P. JOHNSON,
Office with H. A. Weld, attorney-at-Iaw.
room 59. Mitchell & Lynde build
There's a cure for old age. an ex
cellent and thorough one.. There is
nothing sensational about it. It Is the
best the doctors can find under the cir
cumstances. Hollister's Rocky Moun
tain Tea. 33 cents, tea or tablets. T.
H. Thomas' pharmacy.
Dr. and Mrs. C. Bemhardi returned
yesterday after a short visit to Chi
J. H. Trimble returned Saturday
night from an extended southern busi-J morning, Greenup in the afternoon and
ness trip. I Effingham at night
Mr. and Mrs. John Martens denarted Thursday. Feb. 8 Anna in the morn
Dates and Places for the Second Week
of His Campaign Announced.
Former Gov. Richard: Yates' itinerary
for the week commencing Monday,
Feb. 5, and ending Saturday, Feb. 10,
is as follows:
Monday, Feb. 5 Mt. Carmel at noon.
Fairfield in the afternoon and Flora
Tuesday, Feb. G Olney in the morn
ing, Lawrenceville in the afternoon and
Robinson at night.
Wednesday, Feb. 7 Marshal in the
yesterday for Toledo, Ohio, where they
William Archer, of Fairbury, Neb.,
is visiting with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. V. Archer, on Twenty-fourth
Edson E. Stone, who is engaged in
superintending a big construction job
at Kansas City, spent Sunday with his
parents in Rock Island.
ing. Mound City in the afternoon and
Cairo at night.
Friday, Feb. 9. Waterloo in the
morning. Sparta n the afternoon and
Nashville at night.
Saturday, Feb. 10. McLeansboro in
the afternoon and Mt. Vernon at night.
THREE ARE SHOT IN A FIGHT
Ex-Convict Wounded Fatally, and
Brother and Marshal are Hurt.
Ottumwa, Jan. 29. In a shooting af
fray at Eldon last night William Rus
sell was wounded fatally, his brother
Frank was shot through the shoulder,
and Marshal Samuel Crow received a
bullet wound in the head. two. in the
leg and one in the hand. Frank Rus
sell and Crow will recover. The shoot
ing came as the culmination of a feud
of long standing between Crow and
William Russell, an ex-convict. About
HOLDS NO COURT THIS WEEK
Judge Gest Is III and Adjournment is
On account of the illness of Judge
Gest, court was adjourned this after
noon until Monday, Feb. 5. The jury
has been excused until that date.
Judge Gest, it is feared, is threatened
TO HOLD ANOTHER SESSION
HIS BEST STORY
TO BE PRINTED IN THIS PAPER
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Most of our readers will recognize in this portrait the author who lives
his stories, making them highly realistic pictures of the west. We have
secured for our columns
one of his best which we shall begin to print in a few days. In select
ing Hesper we have been guided not only by our own judgment but by
the opinions of competent reviewers who agree that it is the author's
St. Paul Dispatch: In many ways the best thing Mr.
Garland has ever done.
Independent, New York: A thrilling romance worthy ol
the author's reputation
Buffalo Commercial: Best constructed and most realis
tic and Intense story that he has written.
Outlook. New York: Mr. Garland is at his best showing
us the miner and the cowboy as they are, without
the glamour of romance.
Look lor HESPER by HAMLIN GARLAND in This Paper.
To Begin in an Early Issue
A glance at below prices and a visit to see
the clothing will convince all:
Boys' Reefers, age 7 to 16, In
Irish Frieze, black, blue and
mixtures, that sold from S4 to
$6, Dissolution Sale
Price G T
.......... 2)5 4
BOYS' OVERCOATS AT
All Boys' Overcoats, up to the
age of 15 years, at one-half
Plenty of Underwear, all colors,
regular $1 garments,
MEN S ULSTER OVERCOATS.
Men's Ulster Overcoats, with
storm collar, regular
$10.00 ones, at S7.50
1804 2nd Ave., Rock Island
To Exchange, Sell or Buy
TRAIN STRIKES AUTOMOBILE
Louisville Physician and Wife Killed
Obscured by Fog.
Louisville, Ky., Jan. 29. Dr. and
Mrs. J. H. Dye, of Louisville, were
struck and Instanly killed by a passen-
three years ago Crow fired twice at Kr train on the South railway this
Russell because he resisted1 arrest, morning at Buecel station. The doc-
Last night he entered a saloon where lor and- wife were in an automobile,
Russell was drinking, and. after a.auar- anl owing to a heavy fog did not see
rel. Crow drew his revolver, starting ine train.
Smallpox in Insane Asylum.
Jacksonville, III., Jan. 29. Three
cases of smallpox have been discover-
Diseharging Railroad Men.
The Rock Island road is reported to
have discharged a dozen or more men ed at the Central Hospital for Insane.
at Valley Junction, Iowa, because spot- Many of the 1,200 patients have possib
ters had learned that they have been jy been exposed. Dr. Egan of the state
conducting themselves contrary
rules "while off the' road.
ALL GIVEN AWAY AT YOUR OWN PRICE. COME AND 8EE.
J. V. JONES. 1625 2d Ave.
Second Hand Store. Rock Island, 111.
to I board of health has ordered a strict
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